Dr. Lon Solomon is a pastor, teacher and author. As a Jew who discovered Jesus at the lowest point of his life, despondent and suicidal, Dr. Solomon experienced a tremendous spiritual awakening and has since developed a passion for introducing other Jews to the love of Christ. In 1971, he earned a B.S. degree from the University of North Carolina, and in 1975 he earned his Master of Theology degree in Hebrew and Old Testament studies at Capital Bible Seminary. In 1979, Dr. Solomon completed his graduate work at Johns Hopkins University and received his master’s degree in Near Eastern Studies. From 1975-1980, he taught Hebrew and Old Testament classes at Capital Bible Seminary. From 1980 until 2017, Dr. Solomon was the senior pastor of McLean Church in Vienna, Virginia. In 2002, President George W. Bush appointed Dr. Solomon to serve as a member of the President’s Committee on Intellectual Disabilities, a position in which he served for 2 years. He is a radio personality for the broadcast called "SO WHAT?" which can be heard weekly, and has authored the books Brokenness and The 23rd Psalm for the 21st Century. Since 1987, Dr. Solomon has been a member of the board of Jews for Jesus, where he currently serves as chairman of the board’s executive committee. He has been married to his wife, Brenda, since 1974, and they have four children.
David Brickner has been the executive director of Jews for Jesus since 1996. He oversees the worldwide ministry from their San Francisco headquarters. In 1994, he earned his master’s degree in Missiology with a concentration in Jewish Evangelism and Judaic Studies from the Fuller School of World Mission. He identifies himself as a fifth-generation Jewish believer in Jesus. David has written many articles on the Jewish faith and is the author or co-author of many books, including Future Hope and Christ in the Feast of Tabernacles. He has been interviewed on numerous television programs, including CNN’s Larry King Live. David has two grown children, Isaac and Ilana.